SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2008: Z-Communications, Inc. is proud to announce the introduction of their new lead free, RoHS compliant, coaxial resonator oscillator (CRO1680A-LF) in L band (1680 MHz) featuring extraordinary low phase noise (typ) performance of –120dBc/Hz @10kHz offset. This unique design offers excellent (typ) 2nd harmonic suppression of -20dBc with a typical tuning sensitivity of 4 MHz/V and covers the band between 0.5- 4.5 V. It is designed to provide 8dBm output power (typ) at 5Vdc supply while drawing 30mA (typical) over the extended operating temperature range of -40º to 85ºC. CRO1680A-LF is ideally suited for narrow-band applications that require excellent phase noise performance.

CRO1680A-LF comes in Z-COMM’s industry standard MINI package measuring 0.50 in. x 0.50 in. x0.22 in. This amazing VCO is ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow. This is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. For further information on this CRO or any other VCO/PLL product from Z-Communications, Inc., please contact our sales department via e-mail at or call us at 858-621-2700 or you can visit our website at